String theory is a powerful idea, unfinished and untested, but one that has persisted for decades despite inauspicious beginnings.
From the forces that keep athletes twirling and sliding, to the weird laws governing the world of the very small, to the far-out concepts of time travel and alternate universes, physics covers a lot of interesting territory. Here, Live Science keeps you abreast of all the fascinating physics discoveries.Physics
Researchers claim to have found serious fault with the existence of dark energy, but not everyone is buying into it.
The world of the teensy-tiny, the quantum realm, could have a favorite flavor. Here's why that's a big deal.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has passed through the outer atmosphere of the sun, and now we get to see what it found.
Nineteen newly discovered dwarf galaxies seem to be missing their dark matter, and physicists aren't sure why.
Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.
At some point, the rules of the subatomic give way to the rules of the macroscopic. But how? We're not exactly sure, and it's been a long, strange journey in trying to answer that question.
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